Visit Chelwood Oysters oyster farm in the Bay of Islands for a taste of the freshest of freshest seafood. The Orongo Bay Homestead makes for a splendid place to stay on North Island, and they too know how to serve their oysters. Also, hitch a ride with Kiwi Eco Tours and head off to Cape Brett and the Cape Brett Lighthouse.
Host Simon Kane is your guide to Calistoga’s picturesque hillside wineries, natural hot springs, accomodations, dining, and breathtaking scenic attractions. Sample the wines and chat with the owners of Graeser Winery and Storybrook Mountain Vineyards. Indulge yourself at the luxury spa resort, Calistoga Ranch, with its thermal pools and mud spas. Get a feel forWatch Now >>
The sands of the Moroccan Desert rhythmically undulate across the vast ethereal escarpment. This immense landscape appears frozen for eternity, but it is not, as the dunes of the desert are ever being carefully shaped and transformed by the capricious winds of time.Watch Now >>
Amador County is in the very heart of California’s Gold Country, where prospectors flocked to find their fortunes 150 years ago. Simon talks to folklorist Robert Richards about the area’s history, visits the Montevina Winery, and checks out the local accommodations and attractions. In Sutter Creek, it is always 1898 in the Monteverde Store MuseumWatch Now >>
The Mojave and Colorado Deserts meld together in the vast wilderness that is Joshua Tree National Park. Here is a land that is home to a vast array of plants, animals, and beautiful geologic features that have been sculpted over time by the rare, but strong, deluges of rain and strong winds.Watch Now >>